Through technological innovation and an ability to anticipate the changing needs of the industry, Saint-Gobain provides a secure and reliable supply of high-quality aluminum oxide materials. A technical leader with unparalleled material expertise and market knowledge, Saint-Gobain can recommend the best-performing aluminum oxide for existing applications or work side-by-side with customers to co-develop new applications.
Saint-Gobain’s monocrystalline alumina delivers consistent sharp, strong edges that contribute to better bonding and sharper cutting action. It is used extensively in precision grinding wheels for automotive and aerospace markets as well as for rough grinding applications such as thin wheels and cut-off wheels. Saint-Gobain’s white fused alumina product line ranges from standard macro grits to specialized micro grits, with typical purity levels reaching 99.5% aluminum oxide. Applications include bonded abrasives, lapping compounds, heat treatment setting sands, micro blasting and wear-resistant coatings.